Revive Our Hearts Weekend Podcast

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Phone and Control

Episode Notes:

This episode contains the following program: "A Self-Controlled Life"

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Dannah Gresh: What if I asked you to step outside for fifteen minutes . . . without your phone?

What would you feel? Panic? Relief? Stress?

Arlene Pellicane explains why it matters.

Arlene Pellicane: See, the phone tells us this is how we become like God, because it gives us so much knowledge, control over our lives, knowledge that we weren’t necessarily made to bear, that you can know everything—it’s too much. So those kinds of things make us realize when we’re outside, it puts back into proper perspective the sense of awe: “You are God, I am not.”

Dannah: Today we’ll talk perspective on phones and God.

Welcome to Revive Our Hearts Weekend, I’m Dannah Gresh. 

Your phone can help you find your way in a new city, order takeout from your favorite restaurant, …

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About the Hosts

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like … read more …

Michelle Hill

Michelle Hill

Radio has been ingrained in Michelle for most of her life. This love for radio has taken her to various radio stations and ministries in places like Chicago, Alaska, and other snow covered terrains like her hometown in north central … read more …

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her … read more …

About the Guests

Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane is a speaker and author of several books including Parents Rising, 31 Days to a Happy Husband and Calm, Cool, and Connected: 5 Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life. 

Arlene has been a featured guest on the … read more …

Robert Wolgemuth

Robert Wolgemuth

Dr. Robert Wolgemuth is the author of over twenty books, but has spent most of his career on the business side of the publishing industry. His credits include executive marketing and management positions in the magazine and book industry in … read more …

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally-renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies, including Conversation Peace, Girls Gone Wise in a World Gone … read more …